Robinson, Leonard help Colorado women beat Washington 76-56
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Alexis Robinson scored 18 points, Kennedy Leonard added 14 points and matched a career-high with 13 assists, and Colorado jumped out with a 12-point first-quarter lead and cruised to a 76-56 victory over Washington on Friday night.
Colorado (13-13, 4-11 Pac-12 Conference) snapped a three-game skid while Washington (7-19, 1-14) has lost seven straight.
Robinson, who averages 11.7 points a game, was 7 of 15 from the floor and made three 3-pointers. Leonard was 5-of-9 shooting, made two 3s and had six steals. Mya Hollingshed added 14 points for Colorado.
Amber Melgoza scored 15 points and Jenna Moser chipped in 13 for Washington.
Leonard and Hollingshed each scored eight points and Robinson had seven as the Buffaloes jumped out on a 29-17 first-quarter lead and had a 48-35 halftime advantage. The Huskies cut the deficit to 12 points early in the third but didn’t get closer.